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care. with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and cost estimates, so we can make better health decisions. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. well l adie unitedhealthcare. s, now in controlling your overactive bladder symptoms. the new oxytrol for women patch. the first and only over the counter treatment for overactive bladder. put the control back in your go with new oxytrol for women. now in the feminine care aisle. they're not usually this thin, this light. ♪ they don't let you touch and draw, not like this. ♪ this is not just a tablet. it has a click in keyboard and microsoft office, ♪ this lets you run your favorite apps next to your favorite apps. ♪ this is the new surface. the one device for everything in your life. >>> as we said, a sensational trial is under way in london and involves how it is some newspapers seem to know everything going on in the lives of celebrities, including members of the royal family. well, prosecutors say it's because they were listening in on their lives. our report tonight from nbc'
congressional grilling on the rollout debacle of healthcare.gov. while president obama talks up the program. >>> remember the movie "casablanca"? the leader of nsa intelligence likens the wire tapping controversy to theilm. >>> say it ain't so. a wine shortage is predicted for our future. >>> only minor injuries from this crash. >>> a woman plans to give overweight children letters, not candy, on halloween. >>> and the triple dog dare that had us asking if your tongue would stick to a pole in freezing temps. a monument for "a christmas story." >>> this is "early today" for wednesday, october 30. >>> good morning. obama care will be on the spot light again today on capitol hill. hearings tuesday were filled with hated exchanges. for the first time the administration issued a direct apology for the problem-plagued healthcare.gov website. tracie potts joins us with the latest. just a matter of hours before they get moving again. >> reporter: exactly. today you will hear from kathleen sebelius, the head of health and human services. her department is in charge of the site. s this is her eight-p
. >>> finally, healthcare.gov is getting some super size support from employees at google, red hat and oracle. >>> we'll have all your sports highlights coming up next including thursday night football, a soccer dustup and another amazing wing suit jump, this time in colombia. first, our trivia question. who's credited with first coming up with the idea for daylight saving time. is it leonardo da vinci, benjamin franklin, charles darwin, or albert einstein? the answer when "early today" returns. >>> before the break we asked who is credited with coming up with the idea for daylight saving time. the answer, benjamin franklin who first proposed it in 1784 in an essay saying people would use fewer candles if they rose earlier to make use of the morning light. >>> turning now to sports and thursday night football. bengals/dolphins, an overtime thriller. fourth quarter, only seconds left on the clock. caleb sturgis kicked a field goal to tie the game 20-20 and force o.t. the bengals had their back against the wall when they knocked andy dalton into the end zone for a game winning safety. it's only
to cure healthcare.gov. >>> later, i'm off to see the wizard. broadway "wicked" the story of oz. i got an inside look at how this moneymaker has defied gravity. take a look at how the stock market ended the week. back in a moment. >>> access to healthcare.gov has been a frustrating experience for way too many americans. let me say you deserve better. >> health and human service secretary says americans deserve better. some are already receiving better services. many people who live in state s that run their own health exchanges are shopping online. joining me is covered california executive peter lee and christine ferguson. good to have you on the program. thanks for joining us. >> great to be here. >> peter, you have nearly 180,000 applications started. christine, rhode island site has yet to crash. how have you rolled your site successfully when we're seeing something different on a federal level. what did you do different? >> we started building our system two years ago. the federal government had a different circumstance. the whole plan was to be state based. it was to have most st
. but first, the obama care debate. the healthcare.gov was actually off site for repairs over the weekend. they said saturday the glitches are, quote, just at this present time of the iceberg. this week, as you might have remembered, the president traveled to boston to compare the rough start of obama care to what he called the slow start of the massachusetts health care plan. but he also praised his 2012 opponent mitt romney, who in 2006, as governor of massachusetts, signed that state's health care reform legislation into law. >> i've always believed that when he was governor here in massachusetts, he did the right thing on health care. if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder doing it in all 50 states. >> that is proving to be the case. and the 2012 republican presidential nominee, former governor mitt romney joins me exclusively this morning. governor, it's good to see you. thank you for being here. >> thanks, david. good to see you. >> why do you reject the compliment from president obama this week when he says obama care based on romney care and that's the right way to
every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. help the gulf when we made recover and learn the gulf, bp from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> this month marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president kennedy. to commemorate our 35th president we've gone into our "meet the press" archives to give you the story of jfk's rise to presidency. people will be airing this special, "jfk the president remembered." topics cover everything from the cold war to civil rights. we've also posted mor
. >> to the millions of americans who have attempted to use healthcare.gov, i want to apologize the website has not worked as well as it should. >> officials say a problem has to do with network issues. >>> a twitter feed has changed all in the name of commerce. starting today, users will see photos and videos in the feed. in the past, you had to clix expand within a tweet to see the pictures. some analysts poim out it's easier to see the advertisements. twitter is getting ready to offer its ipo next week. >>> a new and shocking way to stop a thief from making off with your iphone. it's an iphone case and stun gun in one. the case delivered a 650 kilovolt charge. if you're attacked, you can stun your attacker with the stun gun and run away. >> i know that it's been a hot topic, iphone thefts recently. my suggestion is vigilance. be aware of your surroundings. understand where you're using your phone and where you're not using it. >> the case, which comes in several colors are on sale on the company website and it goes for $99. >>> look up in the sky. new video tonight, not fleet week, but it is
, the capitol. >> reporter: some of the toughest questions today were about security on healthcare.gov. >> don't you think you have an obligation to tell the american people that we're going to put new this system, but beware, your information is likely to be vulnerable? would you commit, today, to shut down the system and do an end to end security test? >> no, sir. if you read the memo -- >> oh, i have read it. >> reporter: that internal government memo warned that testing of the site was not finished, exposing a level of uncertainty that can be deemed as a high risk. sebelius said that hhs officials were taking steps to tighten security. >> it is under way right now. but daily and weekly monitoring and testing is under way. >> i was very alarmed. >> reporter: privacy was a subject of heated debate before the site launched. he was chief of the social security administration under both presidents bush and obama until last february and tells nbc news he protested. that officials were carving out exemptions from the privacy act. >> i was extremely upset. it would be real world consequences for a
. the exemptions, which do appear on the privacy policy of healthcare.gov, allow personal data, such as social security numbers to be shared with family members, even the department of homeland security. officials say sharing data is essential to determine if people qualify for subsidies. >> nbc's michael isikoff reporting for us there. >>> moving to wicked weather. scaring up concerns for trick-or-treaters in parts of the midwest. a major storm hammering parts of kansas. heavy winds there and hail creating treacherous road conditions, and knocking down power lines, as well. due to tornado threats in the region, several communities like sellersburg, indiana, opted to celebrate halloween a day before the halladay. -- holiday. bill is here. and by the way, nice tie. i did not get the memo. >> come on. it say 31st, october, right on the calendar. >> you're right. absolutely right. i totally missed that one. >> the big storm heading across the country, so horrible for so many kids from the great lakes to texas. that was the storm that was in the west over the last couple of day, and in its wake, i
the healthcare.gov website, they're saying it will be largely problem freebie the end of november giving millions of americans two weeks to meet the december 15th deadline if they want coverage by the new year. >> the incompetence is staggering. >> everybody needs to chill out because it is going to work. >> reporter: while the latest change is strictly cosmetic, that smiling woman on the home page is gone, frustrations go deeper, with many people complaining of sticker shock after learning they must buy new policies that cover more but also cost more. >> i am incredibly frus straighted. our premiums were supposed to be going down. that is precisely the opposite of what is really. >> reporter: cavalaro's insurance company sent her this withdrawal requirements. because of the requirements of the new laws, we can no longer offer your current individual health benefit plan. their most similar new plan will cost her 65% more. the administration acknowledges some americans will pay more, but many people will get subsidies to help offset the costs. this wednesday health and human services secretary kat
the privacy rights of americans. >> reporter: healthcare.gov privacy policy says personal data like social security numbers and financial information can be shared with local governments, private contractors, even the department of homeland security. >> we are just going to keep on working at it. we're going to grind it out. >> reporter: accepting full responsibility for the rocky rollout, president obama directly addressed the millions of americans getting health insurance cancellation letters, urging them to shop for a new plan. >> you will be getting a better deal. >> reporter: and vice president joe biden told cnn both he and the president had been assured that website was good to go. >> neither he or i are technology geeks and we assume that it was up and ready to run. >> reporter: now, about those security concerns administration officials say sharing data is critical to determine whether people qualify for government subsidies. the health and human services development consumers can trust the information they're providing is protected by security standards. savannah, matt. >> thank
. healthcare.gov has had major technical issues since launching on october 1st. glitches range from the site crashing, to incorrect data. now, oracle ceo larry ellison explained the shareholders just today that his company's responsibility to serve all of their customers includes helping the federal government. >>> forbes' list of the world's most powerful people of 2013 is out and president obama is no longer number one. russian president vladimir putin took the top spot from mr. obama who led the list last year. forbes says president putin has solidified his control over russia while president obama is seemingly having a harder and harder time with the u.s. here is a look at the top five. china's president is there as well as pope francis. angela merkel, chancellor of germany, comes in at number five and is the highest ranked woman. the list has 72 people on it. >>> nsa leaker edward snowden has a new job. he's now working a technical support job for one of russia's largest websites. snowden's attorney will not say which website. russia granted snowden asylum back in august. here in the u.
of affordable health insurance are not signing up on healthcare.gov. congress released documents showing problems that the website only allowed six people to enroll on the six day and 248 people on day 2. health and human services department says those numbers are based on notes and not official enrollment statistics that it plan to release later this month. the obama administration says it is working to correct the glitches and hopes to have it up and running well by the end of this month. >>> he is begging for mercy. fugitive edward snowden is pleading for international support tonight to stop what he calls america's persecution of him. a german lawmaker flew to moscow to visit the former nsa contractor who was granted asylum in russia after leaking the nsa's domestic spying programs. the lawmaker was there to discuss the recent reports also that the u.s. is also spying on germany including chancellor angela merkel. why there, the lawmaker says snowden gave him a letter in which he asks the united states to stop treating him like a traitor. the u.s. has not responded. >>> okay. call it
. the healthcare.gov was actually off site for repairs over the weekend. they said saturday the glitches are, quote, just at this present time of the iceberg. this week, as you might have remembered, the president traveled to boston to compare the rough start of obama care to what he called the slow start of the massachusetts health care plan. but he also praised his 2012 opponent mitt romney, who in 2006, as governor of massachusetts, signed that state's health care reform legislation into law. >> i've always believed that when he was governor here in massachusetts, he did the right thing on health care. if it was hard doing it just in one state, it's harder doing it in all 50 states. >> that is proving to be the case. and the 2012 republican presidential nominee, former governor mitt romney joins me exclusively this morning. governor, it's good to see you. thank you for being here. >> thanks, david. good to see you. >> why
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bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> back now. let's head to willie geist. kerry washington killed it on snl. >> she did but there's been a lot of talk about snl and race and the fact that since the inception of the show in 1975 there's only been four african american female cast members. laur loren michaels says this is a priority and it will change. here's kerry washington as first lady michelle obama on saturday. >> well, in that case i will leave and in a few minutes oprah will be here. >> thank you mrs. obama. >> the producers at saturday night live would like to apologize to kerry washington for the number of black women she will be asked to play tonight. we made these requests because she is an actress of considerable range of talent and because snl doesn't have a black woman on the cast. >> a
that's been submitted to congress from healthcare.gov's main contractor, indicating cgi reported significant concerns whether the site was ready to go. one heading describes top risks currently open and says the testing time frames are not adequate to complete full functional system and integration testing activities. >> this initial experience has not lived up to our expectations or the expectations of the american people, and it is not acceptable. >> reporter: today in boston at the very site where former governor mitt romney signed massachusetts's health care law, president obama will tout the benefits of the affordable care act, but it's his promises that have put the white house on the defensive. >> if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. period. >> reporter: as nbc news has been reporting since monday, many americans who buy individual coverage have been notified that their current policy will be canceled or changed because it doesn't meet obama care's minimum standards. among the nearly 2 million facing the prospect of having to g
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